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April 2015

Found 6 blog entries for April 2015.

 Presenting the Carriage House of Belmead Mansion, this historic "shingle style" property features a main residence plus 2 apartments, artist's loft, greenhouse studio, screen porch, garage and ample on-site parking. All within walking distance to the Cliff Walk and Bailey's Beach.

This represents one of the last remaining chances to renovate and revitalize a Newport carriage house from the Gilded Age. Take a walk or a drive and look around the city, you will find numerous examples of some of the amazing work that has been done to re-purpose these magnificent structures.

There is over 6,000 square feet of to have some fun. Let your imagination run wild. Grab your architect, your interior designer, your contractor and oh yes your checkbook. Have

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Acreage, Water & Views....!  Take the Fly Over!

 Rich in history and riddled with quintessential New England charm, these 49 acres of waterfront property along the Kickemuit River are not only just plain breathtaking, but they could probably tell a story or two about its unique settlers and current residents. Dating back to 1720 and known as "Touisset", which comes from the Native American name meaning "at the cornfield", this very special spot feels as if you have gone back in time where the smell of the salt air and the sound of  gentle breezes blowing through beach grass was all that inhabited this great peninsula. You would never know that just beyond the stonewalls, wildlife refuge and working farms exists the vibrant city of Providence, the

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The Newport Raised Ranch

Throwback Americana

Nostalgia is a powerful thing, and few styles evoke one's inner Don Draper like a classic American Raised Ranch. This simple 2-story structure was the product of the post war housing boom.  It's sturdy, sensible style suited veterans back then, and it's finding a whole new audience now.

Ranch Fundamentals 

First some history, a Raised Ranch House is a two story house with its foundation serving as one level of the structure. It’s an Architecture style which originated in the USA and primarily in the Western states post war era.  To meet the housing boom, builders had an easy fix for accommodating a demand for more living space. Build more houses, but on smaller parcels of land, make them affordable,

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Newport Harbor has it all and Goat Island has the front row seat! Sitting on the veranda of a Goat Island residence is truly like being afloat. No need to worry about admission to viewing the Newport leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, you are literally in it.   

Sunsets and Restaurants

With 24-hour security, pool and tennis, this gated community offers a true escape on one of Newport's most treasured pieces of land. Watch the sun set over Jamestown Harbor from your living room (view from 1211 Capella, Goat Island, Newport pictured here) or take a short walk to Pineapple's on the Bay at the recently renovated Hyatt Hotel. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the harbor from the breezy porch of of the Marina Grill. Love being surrounded by luxury yachts?

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 3 Newport styles, 1 Perfect Location!

It’s one of those interesting times where three uniquely fabulous Newport, RI homes find themselves for sale at the same time, on the same ever-so-desirable street. 7, 11 and 6 Greenough Place each embody what is so wonderful about living in an architecturally rich city like Newport.  

7 Greenough is an impressive white Colonial with large open rooms, beautifully restored moldings and floors and original detail. 11 Greenough, a pretty Dutch Colonial flooded with sunlight, charm and a show stopping perennial garden….and then there’s 6 Greenough, a Gothic Revival stunner.  

It’s what we love about Newport - turn to the left it’s one architectural style, to the right, another and to the back, well…you get the

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The "Big 3" for Newport, RI home sales

It's simple really.  Buying a home in RI requires careful consideration of location, condition and price.  If 2 of these 3 components are excellent, you can usually compromise a bit on the 3rd. Every once in a while, however, you find a home that has all 3 - good location, good condition and a good price.  That's when you want to make your move, and that's the situation at 11 Greenough Place, just listed in Newport, RI.

Location? Check!

Few Newport locations offer all the advantages of Greenough Place. It's a pretty little dog-leg-of-a-lane tucked away from the through streets of the Kay Catherine neighborhood. Yet it's within easy walking distance of town, beach and beautiful Bellevue Ave. What's

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